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"A Clean, Well-Lighted Place" is narrated from the third-person omniscient perspective of someone observing a café in Spain.
"A Clean, Well-Lighted Place" is narrated in past tense by an observer who mostly follows the thoughts of an older waiter in a cafe.
The title, "A Clean, Well-Lighted Place," refers to the setting of the story, the café. The character of the older waiter describes the café as clean and well-lighted. He believes it is important for people to have a place like this to go.
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